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clayschuldt on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

Yes! And I am remembering now when they do find Ryan, he rejects the narrative. He says it doesn’t make any sense.… more

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MikeO on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

I like the thought process on narratives being a force of motivation. The army told the Tom Hanks character one… more

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clayschuldt on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

I agree. Spielberg has always managed to be among the best filmmaker.
Spielberg was the first director I knew… more

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clayschuldt on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

Audience surrogate sounds accurate. I always thought he was a critique of the audiences who know about war but… more

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Mark Lee OTI Staff on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

“Discussions like this often make me wonder what the classic Spielberg movies would be like without the John Williams… more

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Three Act Destructure on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

Oh, boy. Has any director other than Spielberg spent so much time being controversial for spending so little time… more

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John C Member on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

Discussions like this often make me wonder what the classic Spielberg movies would be like without the John Williams… more

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Joseph Member on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

The translator character played by Jeremy Davies always struck me as the film’s audience surrogate. He’s the one… more

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MikeO on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

HBO’s Chernobyl is as accurate to real life events as Saving Private Ryan was. There’s stuff you can point to that… more

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Margo on Episode 571: Eight Guys Walking across France

Steven Spielberg’s tendency towards sentimentality and mawkishness has always been a turn-off for me. I haven’t… more

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Junji Ito’s Eyes

There’s something about the eyes in a Junji Ito drawing that creates a subtle atmosphere of horror even when nothing horrific is happening.